No Name Change for Sir Francis Drake Blvd. At their meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the Town Council of San Anselmo considered the renaming of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Calls for changing the name of the 40 mile road, that crosses several Marin incorporated and unincorporated jurisdictions, surfaced amid the Black Lives Matter campaign that followed … More Shame on San Anselmo – Votes to Keep Slavery Honored
When I moved to Marin County in 1995, ten years after immigrating to the United States, with Los Angeles my first stop, I had this overwhelming feeling that I was back in Apartheid South Africa. Marin was the white Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg, Marin City was Alexandria Township, Oakland was Soweto – and need I … More Marin County Supervisors and Town Councils Cowardly on Drake Anti-Slave Name Change
Black Publisher Shares Insight to the Changing Face of Racism in America & Why It’s Crucial for People of Color to Document Their Narratives -Insight & Advice for All People- The fight for racial justice and equality is now at the forefront of the national conversation but it is not a new battle for social activist and publisher … More COMBATING RACISM THROUGH STORY-TELLING
We need a policing system in the United States that protects people, not one that disproportionately threatens the Black community. African Human Rights Coalition is proud to join hundreds of LGBTQ organizations around the country calling for transformational change: Here is the Letter: LGBTQ Organizations Unite in Calling for Transformational Change in Policing Black people … More Hundreds of LGBTQ Organizations Unite in Calling for Transformational Change in Policing
All the while weaponizing the Bible WE CANNOT BE SILENT: At the White House: African Human Rights Coalition condemns in the strongest terms the unconscionable behavior of Donald J. Trump, and his Republican Party today. He lashed out attacking the American people by stripping them of their basic constitutional rights, with the use of force, … More Trump Chokes America with Teargas and the Asphyxiation of our Rights
African Human Rights Coalition (AHRC) Statement on how the Murder of George Floyd Denotes America Unsafe for Refugees and Asylum Seekers from African Countries at this time: African Human Rights Coalition expressed its condolences and outrage on social media the moment we saw the video evidencing the cold blooded murder of George Floyd, a black … More George Floyd’s Murder Reflects on an America that is Unsafe for African Refugees and Asylum Seekers
According to Chicago media, Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage an attack against him, directed them to buy items used in the alleged assault and actually rehearsed it with them. Sources apparently tell media that at least one of the brothers bought the rope used in the incident at Smollett’s request. All I am … More If the Jussie Smollett Attack was a Hoax ….
Well, well well! Today Trump GAVE UP up on his hostage taking! He finally relented, agreeing to reopen the government he closed and to stop the suffering he caused. Trump took a million Americans government workers hostage, threatening ALL our health and safety and brought our country probably to the worst state of diminished security … More No Hostages for RACISM
Facebook: Melanie Nathan, August 14, 2018: When I immigrated to the United States of Amerca from South Africa in 1985, Nelson Mandela was still imprisoned on Robbin Island and Apartheid was for the most part in full swing! During the Reagan era a movement was afoot to implement sanctions that would ultimately be a … More Time to REVOLT: No Question U.S. President Trump is a Racist!
Some white privileged South Africans got left behind! I don’t mean on the Continent, per se – I mean in their ability to move away from their attachment to justifying one of the most racist and bigoted institutionalized discriminatory systems known to humankind – APARTHEID. Over twenty years after the liberation of South Africa’s black … More Lessons of Apartheid through the Lens of One White South African’s Cruel Insensitivity
CALIFORNIA REINVESTMENT COALITION AND FAIR HOUSING ADVOCATES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FILE FAIR HOUSING COMPLAINT, URGING IMMEDIATE HUD INVESTIGATION INTO CIT GROUP’S ONE WEST BANK By Melanie Nathan, November 17, 2016. Yesterday, two nonprofit organizations formally filed a complaint requesting that the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) investigate whether CIT Group violated and … More Bank Accused of Redlining and Violating Fair Housing Act
TV ONE’S NEWS ONE NOW PANEL BACKS MICHAEL SAM, BLASTS RACISM WITHIN LGBT MOVEMENT WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former NFL player Michael Sam was the first openly gay man drafted in NFL history. Today on TV One’s News One Now, his recent comments surrounding racism in the gay community sparked a heated conversation. Host and managing … More Panel Discussion Blasts LGBT Organizations for Racism
From many of our perspectives, Donald Trump is promoting a series of hate fests at his Presidential campaign rallies. San Francisco activists are getting together to protest Trump and his underlying message which is serving to promote violence, corporate greed, homophobia, Islamophobia and anti-immigrant sentiment. PLEASE JOIN US TO EXPRESS OUTRAGE – Here is the … More San Francisco Groups to Protest Trump Hate Fest and Violence
On Monday morning of this week, employees of the San Leandro Unified School District apparently arrived at work to see a disgusting and frightening display of racism, hate and bigotry. I am not sure if this was reported to police or FBI, but it seems a source is concerned that nothing is going to be … More Racist Vandalism at San Leandro Unified School District
“Blessed be Facebook – indeed they look on stripping “drag queens” of free speech to pseudonyms and fostering presidential assassination verbiage! By Melanie Nathan, October 01, 2014. Some countries have laws that imprison people who incite death, especially when the call to murder is directed at a President. The U.S.A. holds on tight to First … More Call to Kill Obama draws a fine line between inciting violence and free speech
Freed slave Simon Deng talks about the lies of the Durban Conference “By exaggerating Palestinian suffering, and by blaming the Jews for it, the UN has muffled the cries of those who suffer on a far larger scale.” By Melanie Nathan, August 24, 2014. I have not put much on this BLOG about the Israel … More Slavery and Arab Apartheid
Our March Campaign Will Not Be Silenced By Cathy Kristofferson, August 30, 2013 At Wednesday’s 50th anniversary March on Washington celebration Dream Defender’s Philip Agnew and United We Dream’s Sofia Campos were denied their opportunity to speak at the last minute. The excuse given? Officials said they had “run out of time.” This follows the … More Cut from 50th Anniversary Dream Defenders want your 2 minutes
The Dream Defenders have taken over Florida Capitol to demand the #TrayvonMartinAct. Sign the petition here: http://bit.ly/fldreamdef By Melanie Nathan, July 18, 2013. Since Tuesday morning, July 16, 2013, Dream Defenders have maintained a presence at the Capitol for an extended stay to apply pressure and demand that Governor Rick Scott call for a special … More Taking Over Florida’s State Capitol | Racism in America
Cross posted by Melanie Nathan, May 14, 2013. The most hateful tweeters in the United States tend to live in the eastern half of the country, according to a new map that pinpoints hate speech from Twitter across country. The map, created by geography students at Humboldt State University in California, looks at more than … More The Most Tweeted hate from eastern part of U.S.
Is it Saturday Night Live; is it real? AND this is so real what have to fight for- lol ? I am terrified for the first time in my life of the GIANT OF COURSE
Melanie Nathan: I sent my twelve year old off to school today hoping that her first class period would run the President’s speech; in fact even emailed her principal stating I wanted to ensure she watched it live. I am disgusted by the people in this my Country who assert their children should not hear … More Shame on these American Parents…..
Racsim: Alive and Well and Living in America.. I came to live in the US some 24 years ago, in the earnest belief that there would be no racism in this my new country; I believed that this America was the greatest and most free place on earth. Clearly my impression stemmed from the context of … More Racsim: Alive and Well and Living in America
I just received an email addressed probably to all of President Obama’s supporters asking for support on health care. I am not lending my suupport to anything until I get the promised repeal of DOMA. As selfish as it sounds, I am sick of our community being taken for granted. Use us and then abuse … More DOMA – DECLARE OBAMA MISSING in ACTION
STATEMENT FROM WITS UNIVERSITY PERTAINING TO THE GOVERNMENT’S REJECTION OF A VISIT BY HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA TO SOUTH AFRICA … More Glad to see my University taking a Stand- letter to Alumni re Dalai lama
Story Highlights Spokesman: “Not in South Africa’s interest for him (Dalai Lama) to attend” South Africa says it is worried focus will switch away from 2010 World Cup It added South Africa has gained much from its trading relationship with China Fellow laureate Desmond Tutu said he would boycott the conference … More Dalai Lama vs. World Cup 2010
WASHINGTON – A former Nazi concentration camp guard who settled in Racine, Wis., after World War II and acquired U.S citizenship, has been removed to Austria due to his participation in Nazi-sponsored acts of persecution during World War II, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Assistant Secretary John P. Torres announced today. … More Wisconsin man who participated in 1943 massacre of 8,000 Jews is deported to Austria
See this blog; http://www.thoughtleader.co.za/traps/2009/03/10/cosatu%e2%80%99s-hate-speech-constitution/#comment-74068 I have to disagree on one point – Anti zionists are more often than not anti-semites; and that said the line is so fine that for the percentage that purport to not be anti semitic – well just take a hard look at who they are and what they do. Jews … More Anti Semitism in South Africa
The truth about Marin – faces of discrimination – a new series – PART ONE
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